Tag Archives: Book reviews

Drawing a Blank Can Be A Good Thing

Better than a destructive, bridge-burning eruption! In early 2015 I wrote about the value of having multiple impartial parties critique and edit your writing. You, as the writer, are too close to see your writing clearly. At the time, I had just … Continue reading

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PROGRESS WITH GRAM AND ME

Here’s a promised excerpt from my newest novel, Gram and Me, as promised last time I shared a peek. Your feedback/comments are eagerly anticipated! Continue reading

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WHERE DO WRITING IDEAS COME FROM?

I’m often surprised by the number of people who ask me where I get my ideas for novels. To me, they come naturally – life experiences, special people, news stories – ideas are everywhere. For example, the idea for my first novel, … Continue reading

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Great review of In Her Mother’s Shoes

Okay, so I didn’t win the WD Self Published Book Competition. But I felt like a winner when I received this evaluation of In Her Mother’s Shoes: 22nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards Entry Title In Her Mother’s Shoes … Continue reading

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Best Chronicle Book Fair Ever!

Talk with authors, booksellers, publishers and enjoy the ambiance of downtown Glens Falls. Click on the link for details! Chronicle Book Fair Flier

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THE VALUE OF PROFESSIONAL AND PEER CRITIQUES OF YOUR WRITING

We work hard at our writing. And if we keep working, there’s a good chance we will get better at it. But there’s also the chance of not being objective about something that doesn’t work – perhaps because it is … Continue reading

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HIGH PRAISE FOR IN HER MOTHER’S SHOES!

I’m pleased to announce that In Her Mother’s Shoes is now available in another format – for iPAD! So as of this week you can purchase In Her Mother’s Shoes four ways: Kindle, and Nook, and the iPAD store, directly … Continue reading

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BOOKS AND AUTHORS – NOVEL READS

Check out Sofia Essen’s new website and blog at http://www.novel-reads.blogspot.com/. She features interviews with authors, book reviews, and her own periodic blog posting. It’s a beautiful site that reflects what must have been hours (days?) of research and effort. And … Continue reading

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THE BLOSSOMS OF SPRING

I’ve posted a string of negativity and disappointments over the past several months. Well, spring seems to have sprung early in the northeast, and with it, some positive activity with my writing. As you may recall (I whine about it … Continue reading

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WHAT PRICE, CRITIQUES?

I have been negligent in my postings! Between being very busy with my full time job and, for the past two weeks, being on my first real vacation in many years, it just hasn’t fit into my schedule. My apologies … Continue reading

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